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Marco Rubio, Kirsten Gillibrand Team Up on the Stop Underrides Act to Improve Highway...

“The Stop Underrides Act would help prevent these terrible and all-too-often fatal truck-trailer accidents by ensuring that cars can no longer slide underneath trucks. I’m reminded of the death of Michael Higginbotham, who was killed in an underride crash in Memphis and whose parents, Randy and Laurie Higginbotham, have been urging Congress to take action on this long-overdue issue. By strengthening outdated requirements and requiring new trucks to be equipped with adequate rear, side and front guards, our bill will help save lives and avoid horrific injuries,” said Cohen.
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Marco Rubio Brings Back the Hong Kong Safe Harbor Act

Besides granting Hong Kong protester Priority 2 Refugee Status, the bill would also waive immigration intent for non-immigrant visas and let refugees who have their citizenship revoked by the Chinese regime stay in the U.S. The bill would end in five years.
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Rick Scott Brings Back Drone Security Proposal

Back in September 2019, Scott unveiled the “American Security Drone Act” and reeled in the support of U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who cosponsored the measure.

Alcee Hastings Introduces the Civics Learning Act

The proposal “amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to increase civics education programs in our nation’s schools” by increasing “funding for innovative and evidence-based civics learning and teaching programs, including hands-on civic engagement activities, online and video game-based learning, service learning, and participation in student governance.”
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Mario Diaz-Balart Staying as Top Republican on Transportation, HUD Appropriations Subcommittee

Diaz-Balart had led the subcommittee when the GOP controlled the chamber and was the lead Republican on it over the past two years.
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Alcee Hastings Wants a Commission to Look at Reforming the House, Including Adding More...

“The commission would be mandated to analyze the current size of the House of Representatives, examine alternatives to the current method by which members are elected, and study the impacts of gerrymandering on representation in the people’s House,” the congressman‘s office noted. 
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